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Public policy and management: perspectives and issues

M400

You will be introduced to the main principles and techniques of public policy and management.

Topics covered

  • Unit 1 The State, Public Policy and Management
  • Unit 2 Understanding the State
  • Unit 3 Ideal Types
  • Unit 4 Policy Analysis and Evaluation
  • Unit 5 Policy and Management Dilemmas I
  • Unit 6 Policy and Management Dilemmas 2
  • Unit 7 Policy Transfer
  • Unit 8 The Future of the State?

Assessment

  • one three-hour unseen written examination (70%)
  • two tutor marked assignments (30%)